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Lakeland Lily
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 137,440. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Lily Thorpe is a spirited, ambitious fisherman’s daughter, desperate to escape the poverty of her Lakeland home. When the rich Clermont-Read family spoils her plans, Lily embarks on a personal quest for revenge and marries their only son, Bertie, a handsome indolent charmer. A twist of fate brings her the freedom she craves, but the price Lily must pay is high.
The Bobbin Girls
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,770. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Alena Townsen wants to spend the rest of her life with her childhood sweetheart, Rob, but James Hollinthwaite, a wealthy landowner, has other ideas for his son and forces the two to part. To win him back she must resolve a tragic secret. Dolly Sutton has more intimate problems, while shy Sandra Myers finds herself an unlikely campaigner against Hollinthwaite’s destructive plans for the village.
Luckpenny Land
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Series: Luckpenny Land, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,380. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Meg Turner lives on a lonely farm in the bleak but beautiful mountains of the English Lake District with a bully of a father. She loves Jack, with his dark good looks but loyalties are threatened as World War Two approaches and Meg realises that the only thing she can count on is her passion for the land she loves. Until a stranger arrives in the dale and her world changes for ever.
Storm Clouds Over Broombank
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Series: Luckpenny Land, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,390. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Meg Turner is finding life as a sheep farmer -unusual for a woman even in war time - tougher than she expected. With her loyalties divided she fears losing the one man she truly loves. And dare she allow herself to love baby Lissa when her mother may return to claim her at any time? Kath is facing new challenges in the WAAF, but can she ever get over the guilt of leaving her child behind?
Wishing Water
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Series: Luckpenny Land, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,100. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Pretty Lissa Turner has devoted parents and a beautiful home in the Lake District. But her real mother abandoned Lissa when she was a baby, and feelings of confusion and vulnerability persist. She takes a job in Carreckwater, a lively village in the heart of Lakeland, where she makes many new friends. But lack of faith in herself leads her into a marriage with disastrous consequences.
Larkrigg Fell
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Series: Luckpenny Land, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,060. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
The Brandon twins are unalike in every way except in their love of their home, Larkrigg Hall. Beth is the romantic one with dreams of an idyllic life in rural Lakeland. Sarah is willing to take risks to achieve the life style she craves. But jealousy and greed mar their uncertain relationship so that when tragedy strikes both sisters are forced to come to terms with a very different situation.
Rucksacks and Renegades
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,710. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Youth hostels... to some they mean adventure, international travel, respite from pressures of city living; to others they're just doss-houses full of great outdoors bores. But fear of redundancy is a universal one, understood by high flyers and minions alike, and when closure threatens one lakeland hostel a highly unorthodox survival strategy unites warring staff.
Docketful of Poesy
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Series: Poetic Death Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,740. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mad, bad, and dangerous to know. Theater of the Absurd takes on a whole new meaning when former teacher and Byron scholar Grace Hollister is hired as a script doctor for a cable film production -- and murder is the director.
Daisy's Secret
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,250. Language: British English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Lakes 2012 Laura is having problems with her marriage, so when she is left a house in the Lake District by her grandmother, she starts to look at her life anew. And she begins to investigate why she was abandoned by her own family. What happened when she was evacuated to the Lakes during the war? What was Daisy’s Secret?
Lakeland Hunting Memories - Volume Two
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Series: Lakeland Hunting Memories, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,360. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book is another dip into recollections of life in the English Lake District during the ‘50s and ‘60s. Ron Black was born and bred in the English Lake District, like his forefathers, and here relates some of his memories of hunting with hounds, competing in fell races, the heroic exploits of his family members, along with historical accounts written in the 1800s and earlier. 24,000 words.